Crimes & Thrillers

  • Bug
    Bug
    Movie

    Bug

    Movie

    A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes (Judd) rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex- husband (Connick Jr.). But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter (Shannon), an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again - until the firs...

  • Chained
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    Chained

    Movie

    2012 • R • Horror, Crimes & Thrillers

    A young boy is forced to become a serial killer in training.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This subversive horror film from Jennifer Lynch (daughter of David) offers a disturbing yet thoughtful look at cyclical violence.

    On their way home from the movies, nine-y...

  • Pi
    Pi
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    Pi

    Movie

    1998 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, Mystery & Suspense

    A math prodigy searches for the number that will unlock the universe.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Aronofsky's imaginative, cerebral first film remains a fascinating study of the fine line between madness and genius.

    'Pi' concerns a tortured ...

  • The Way of the Gun

    Movie

    2000 • R • Action & Adventure, Crimes & Thrillers

    Two criminals kidnap the wrong woman.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This densely plotted bloodfest became a cult classic for its quick, quotable dialogue and blatant subversion of conventional heroism.

    Two small-time thugs get more than they bargain...

  • Hard Candy

    Movie

    2005 • R • Horror, Crimes & Thrillers, Drama

    A vigilante teenager entraps a sexual predator.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: You can't take your eyes off Wilson and Page in a thriller that keeps the tension going until the very last shot.

    Traditional notions of predator and prey are turned on their h...

  • Blue Steel

    Movie

    1989 • R • Action & Adventure, Crimes & Thrillers, Drama

    A rookie cop becomes the subject of a killer’s obsession.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This early film from ‘Hurt Locker’ director Kathryn Bigelow is a sharp, psycho-sexual cat-and-mouse thriller packed with suspense.

    Jamie Lee Curtis is Meg...

  • Cube
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    Cube

    Movie

    1997 • R • Science Fiction & Fantasy, Crimes & Thrillers

    Strangers find themselves trapped in a space-shifting maze.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This smart, stylish indie sci-fi movie cranks up the tension, from first scene to final frame.

    In the cult classic thriller from Vincenzo Natali that spa...

  • Branded
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    Branded

    Movie

    2012 • R • Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Crimes & Thrillers

    What happens if corporate brands control the world?

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This Russian sci-fi thriller ambitiously explores the manipulative nature of marketing and its potential impact on global culture.

    In a dystopian future ...

  • Buffalo '66

    Movie

    1998 • NR • Comedy, Crimes & Thrillers, Romance

    An ex-con finds love, arthouse style.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Vincent Gallo’s semi-autobiographical directorial debut is part eccentric comedy, part sweetly surprising, surreal love story.

    Billy Brown (Vincent Gallo) is fresh out of prison and h...

  • Cabin Fever

    Movie

    2003 • R • Horror, Crimes & Thrillers

    Beware of flesh-eating viruses in the woods.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Horror director Eli Roth’s debut pays loving, bloody homage to genre classics ‘The Evil Dead’ and ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.’

    Five college friends head to a remote cabin in the woods...

  • Panic
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    Panic

    Movie

    2000 • R • Comedy, Crimes & Thriller, Drama

    William H. Macy plays a hit man with a midlife crisis.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This offbeat portrayal of a gun-for-hire on the brink of a breakdown is a fresh, humorous look at dysfunction.

    This dark comedy-thriller stars William H. Macy as a contrac...

  • Light Sleeper

    Movie

    1992 • R • Drama, Crimes & Thrillers

    Dealing down those mean streets in a city that never sleeps.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Willem Dafoe maintains a masterfully haunting, noble presence as the man at the center of this story of alienated urban life.

    A middle-aged drug user cleans up and starts d...

  • The Letter

    Movie

    Martine Jamison (Winona Ryder) is a NY theatre director beginning rehearsals for a new play starring her boyfriend Raymond (Josh Hamilton) opposite a young beauty. They are joined by an unknown newcomer, Tyrone (James Franco), who develops a peculiar fascination with Martine and is openly hostile...

  • Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn

    Movie

    After serving several prison sentences, Bobby Baldano is released. Craving a life of crime, but desperate to honor his family, Bobby must decide whether to make his family proud or destroy what generations of Baldanos have built before him. When forced to make a life-altering decision between his...

  • 7 Minutes
    Movie

    7 Minutes

    Movie

    After becoming indebted to a psychopathic drug lord, three desperate young men are forced to commit a brazen robbery. What begins as a simple plan - 'in and out in seven minutes' - quickly escalates into a dangerous game of life-or-death. As each minute of the heist ticks by, true motives are rev...

  • Armed Response

    Movie

    When a home security business falls on hard times, the owners decide to start robbing local houses in an attempt to add to their income and create a desperate need for their services. The plan seems to work perfectly until, in an attempt to one-up the competition, they finish a job with more in t...

  • Final
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    Final

    Movie

    When Bill (Denis Leary) wakes up in the psychiatric wing at Sumer Hospital, he has trouble distinguishing his dreams from reality.He is quite certain of his sanity, but memories of being cryogenically frozen, tissue regeneration experiments and talk of a final lethal injection race through his mi...

  • True Crime

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    Young Mary Giordano (Alicia Silverstone) spends her days poring over detective magazines, fascinated by the world of criminal investigation. Thus, when a classmate is found brutally murdered, Mary decides to delve into the mysterious death herself. Before long, she's falling in love with the poli...

  • Lost After Dark

    Movie

    Dubbed "the best 80's slasher film that wasn't filmed in the 80's," LOST AFTER DARK is the stylistically sexy horror movie that pays homage to its predecesors. When a group of teens sneak out of their high school dance for some unsupervised mayhem, Vice Principal Mr. C (Robert Patrick of TERMINAT...

  • The Backwoods

    Movie

    Summer 1978: two couples decide to spend the summer in a remote vacation house in the north of Spain. Hidden away in the middle of a forest, and very much off the beaten track, the house seems ideal for some peaceful holidays. While out hunting, the two men come across an abandoned house and disc...

  • Another 9 1/2 Weeks

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    Mickey Rourke reprises his role as the mysteriously sexy John in this steamy, suspense-filled follow up to 9 1/2 WEEKS. When John travels to Paris to attend an art sale hosted by his old flame, he begins a torrid affair with a gorgeous woman (Angie Everhart) who used to be her best friend. As the...

  • Open Your Eyes

    Movie

    The original on which VANILLA SKY is based--Cesar is a handsome playboy who has it all until he falls hard for the beautiful Sofia (Penelope Cruz) and a jealous ex-girlfriend tries to kill him and herself in a car accident that leaves him horribly disfigured. His perfect life turns into a nightma...

  • Peacock
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    Peacock

    Movie

    John Skillpa, a quiet bank clerk living in tiny Peacock, Nebraska, prefers to live an invisible life. Then, in a moment, everything changes. A train caboose runs off its tracks and crashes into John's backyard and destroys more than the weathered planks of his wood fence. When neighbors descend o...

  • And Soon the Darkness

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    When two American girls (Amber Heard and Odette Yustman) on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before darkness falls.